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Scaling System-Level Science: Scientific Exploration and IT Implications
November 2006 (vol. 39 no. 11)
pp. 31-39
Ian Foster, Argonne National Laboratory
Carl Kesselman, USC Information Sciences Institute
The study and creation of the infrastructure required to enable system-level science--the integration of diverse sources of knowledge about the constituent parts of a complex system with the goal of obtaining an understanding of the system's properties as a whole--is becoming increasingly important, spawning new knowledge in variety of fields at a rapid pace.
Index Terms:
System-level science, Grid computing, Earthquake prediction, SOA technologies
Citation:
Ian Foster, Carl Kesselman, "Scaling System-Level Science: Scientific Exploration and IT Implications," Computer, vol. 39, no. 11, pp. 31-39, Nov. 2006, doi:10.1109/MC.2006.397
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